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I'm familiar with only the first three Bunnicula audio books and this one. The first thing to strike me as I listened to this recording was how much I wanted to hear Victor Garber's narration. I must admit that Patrick Mulvahill does a fine job as well, but it's very easy to get attached to Garber's characterizations. The recording is top-notch, of course. It seems that readers of Bunnicula have commented on the decline in the quality of the stories of Howe's latter books in the series. If this book is exemplary of the last several, I would have to agree. Though this story lacks the mastery of the first three, it is still entertaining and worth a listen.
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Would you try another book from James Howe and/or Patrick Mulvahill?
Would you be willing to try another book from James Howe? Why or why not?
Yes, his Bunnicula books are either great or at least cute.
What didn’t you like about Patrick Mulvahill’s performance?
Honestly, the only real problem is that he's not Victor Garber (the gentleman who performed the other 6 Bunnicula books). I came to love VG's portrayals and Mr. Mulvahill's performance is his own, but not to my liking for these characters.
Do you think Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?
No, and it shouldn't have been done. Bunnicula Strikes Again ended the series nicely and this was a sub-par addition to the series.
Any additional comments?
If you've read the other 6 read this one, but I'd avoid the audio if you listened to the other six; the change in narrator's is too jarring.